July 31, 2021

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A dam can “lead at any time”

The Chinese military on Tuesday warned that the dam at a center was in danger of collapsing Pays, Subject to torrential rain that killed at least three people.

The People’s Liberation Army’s regional command said in a statement that a 20-meter breach had occurred today at the Yehton Dam in Luoyang, a city of about 7 million people in the Henan region. “The dam could lead to any time,” he warns. The military said it had sent troops to carry out emergency operations, including bombings and flood diversions.

Red alert

Zhengzhou is a large city located 700 km southwest Beijing, Placed on red alert on Tuesday. This is the highest alert level
Meteorological study In China.

National CCTV television showed city streets submerged in a large amount of mud as residents in knee-deep water pushed their vehicles through flooded arteries. Zhengzhou Meteorological Services cited the highest rainfall in a single day since records began 60 years ago.

At least one person is dead

According to People daily, This bad weather caused the collapse of houses. At least one was killed and two are missing. Local media also reported that two more people died when the wall collapsed. No official report was immediately available.

More than 10,000 people have been detained in recent days, local authorities in Henan said Tuesday, which estimated the damage at several million euros the previous day.

Floods occur every summer in China due to seasonal rains. Last year, floods in the southwest of the country devastated roads and evacuated tens of thousands of residents.

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